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Introducing LevelNet – the ICO that Aims to Transform Cybersecurity No Comments

Cybersecurity is quickly becoming one of the most important industries out there. It’s no surprise, either – anyone who stays up to date with the online world will be only too aware of the chaotic goings-on of recent times. Gone are the days when all users had to worry about were Trojan horses and spam emails. Large-scale, highly sophisticated attacks take place with terrifying frequency...


Is the Blockchain Taking Gaming to the next Level? No Comments

Video games are a big deal. Increasingly, they are starting to feel like an international pastime as they perfectly blend entertainment, recreation, and socialization. According to recent studies, 4/5 Americans own some type of video game console and an impressive 42% of Americans play video games for at least three hours each week. Worldwide, more than 2 billion people are playing video games, an...


Jeff Garzik Builds “Thousand Year Cryptocurency” No Comments

One of the key developers to work on Bitcoin in its earliest days, Jeff Garzik, has announced plans to launch a new "cross-blockchain" cryptocurrency. The move comes as a response to the perceived shortcomings of existing fixed-blockchain coins. Announced Tuesday at the Money 20/20 conference in Las Vegas, the project is known as Metronome. It seeks to be the first cryptocurrency able to jump betw...


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Confideal: Smart Contracts Made Simple No Comments

The blockchain is attracting a lot of attention and with good reason. In addition to its impressive security and reliability benefits, the development of blockchain-based smart contracts represents the future of transactions. From individuals to enterprises, smart contracts are changing the nature of the deal, and they are opening up new opportunities for business interactions. Confideal is at the...


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Blockchain Based User Authentication, REMME makes it possible No Comments

Did you know that hacked passwords cause 95% of data breaches today? It is estimated that by 2019, over 80% of organizations will use access management software or services to avoid such cybersecurity issues. And, it will be made possible by the use of cryptocurrency’s underlying blockchain technology. The blockchain technology is revolutionizing our cybersecurity in unprecedented ways; after...


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Gladius Using Blockchain As Global CDN And DDoS Mitigation System No Comments

It seems that nowadays the front pages of papers are inundated with news about cyber hacks. First, it’s the Equifax hack, and next, it’s the SEC admitting, almost a full year later, that its filing system was breached in 2016. Further, companies are seeking ways to increase webpage load times globally through CDN (content delivery network) services. Traditional systems are limited in the...


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How Apple and Google Marketplaces are Killing Innovation, and How Blockchain can Solve It No Comments

The global market in recent years has witnessed a tremendous increase in the number of mobile application downloads. According to the comScore report, the mobile app revenue reached $58 billion in 2016 from $45 billion in 2015. The same report predicts that app revenue will hit a new peak of $77 billion by the end of 2017. The figures evidently point to the emergence of a new whole industry, t...


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Halfway through ICO, Blockpool Raises $217k No Comments

B2B blockchain platform Blockpool has raised close to $218,000 as the campaign touches its halfway point on the calendar. The Token Exchange Campaign (TEC), which started on the 1st of May 2017, and will run until the 30th of June 2017, has set out to offer a total of 25 million BPL tokens to the participants, but without a price tag. Blockpool supports the idea of a fair and equal distribution...


These Catalysts Will Give the Fintech Industry Its Next Leg Up No Comments

In recent years, fintech industry has undergone significant changes due to appearance of numerous fintech-startups, and this number rapidly continues to grow. Oddly enough, but innovations to the industry were brought not by financial experts but rather technology specialists and people aiming to use modern technologies in order to provide better user experience. Thus, recent turn to mobile paymen...


Evolution Versus Revolution No Comments

The word revolution comes from the latin revolutio, meaning a turn around. It could mean a modification of an existing constitution, or a complete change of it. However, revolution is almost always understood as a quick change. And that is exactly where my pitfall detector starts ringing. In recent months we have seen many claims of "revolutionary" developments and technologies in the cryp...


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